Huobi to Join Forces with Prime Trust

As reported, HBUS will allow users to trade BTC, ETH and USDT together with the USD
06 February 2019   677

The US subsidiary of the Huobi Group - HBUS Exchange, - has entered into an agreement with a financial company from Nevada Prime Trust to support the input / output of fiat funds, reports CoinDesk.

HBUS will allow users to trade Bitcoin, Ethereum and Tether USD together with the US dollar.

At the same time, Frank Fu, HBUS CEO, stressed that the company intends to conclude several more deals in the United States.

At this stage, HBUS intends to work with institutional clients and ensure legal compliance of its activities, after which it will start working with a wider audience. In 2019, the company also plans to increase its staff to 150 employees.

According to Fu, about 60,000 US residents and several dozen users from China are registered with HBUS.

In the listing of the platform there are such coins as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum Classic and Tether USD. However, its representatives are considering the possibility of adding other tokens in the future.

As reported, Huobi’s new global asset flows could indirectly give Chinese traders the ability to convert yuan for cryptocurrency through Huobi Global’s OTC desk, then send the cryptocurrency to the U.S.-based exchange to cash out in USD.

It is also worth mentioning that the Australian Goldfields Money is the banking partner of Huobi Global.

Huobi became the leader in commission fees among Bitcoin exchanges in 2018. She earned $ 483 million.

Hacked Zaif Exchange to Resume Operations

It was hacked in September last year,  about $60 million in cryptocurrency was stolen from its platform
22 April 2019   83

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif announced that it will complete the transition from the Tech Bureau to the Fisco Digital Asset Group (FDAG) on April 22 and resume normal operation the next day, Cointelegraph reportes.

In September last year, the exchange underwent a hacker attack when about $ 60 million in cryptocurrency was stolen from its platform, including Bitcoins, Bitcoin Cash and Monacoin. As part of the compensation plan to users, FDAG exchange acquired a large stake in Zaif business and transferred to the Tech Bureau over $ 44.6 million.

According to an earlier announcement of the exchange, 40% of the lost funds will be compensated to users by Fiat, and the remaining 60% - to the cryptocurrency, which will be available for withdrawal on April 23.